Democracy Now! television program for Tuesday, November 13, 2001
Dozens may have been slain in Kabul, and hundreds more are reported killed in the Northern Alliance stronghold ofMazar-I-Sharif.Taliban military forces deserted the Afghanistan capital of Kabul overni
As the Northern Alliance Takes Kabul, Reports Emerge That They Have Already Massacredhundreds of Pakistanis in Mazar-I-Sharif
Northern Alliance troops today captured Kabul after Taliban forces fled the Afghan capital overnight.
Northern Alliance Defies the U.S. and Takes Kabul; the Last Time They Took the Capital 50,000 Civilians Died
Robert Fisk writes in today’s Independent:
"The Northern Alliance’s sudden victories in Afghanistan may be good news for the West but the bad news is not farbehind. The Uzbek, Tadjik and Hazara gunmen who make up this rag-tag army have a bloody reputation for torturing andexecuting prisoners which—if resumed in the coming days—will plunge America and Britain into a moral abyss.
Why Won't News Organizations Just Say It? First They Delay the News, Then They Bury It: Gorewon
George W. Bush would have lost Florida and therefore the Presidency if there had been a complete statewide recount.This is the apparent result of a review of uncounted ballots in the 2000 Presidential election. The new data,compiled by AP and seven other news organizations, suggests Bush would have won Florida only under a more selectiverecount of the 4 counties that were the subject of Al Gore’s legal strategy.
A Plane Crashes in Queens, New York, Killing 260 People On Board and at Least 6 More On Theground. It's Hard for a Shaky Country to Believe, But the Crash Appears to Be An Accident
Three minutes after taking off from New York’s Kennedy Airport yesterday morning, an American Airlines jetliner boundfor the Dominican Republic suddenly broke apart and plunged into a Queens neighborhood.
Former Green Party Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader Rouses Thousands at a "Democracyrising" Rally in Boston
The New York Times reported yesterday that top executives from Hollywood’s movie studios, television networks,cinema operators and labor unions met for 90 minutes Sunday morning with Karl Rove, senior adviser to President Bush,to discuss how the entertainment industry could cooperate in the war on terrorism and to begin setting up a structureto make it happen.